The act of creation

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Hutchinson, Nov 29, 1976 - Psychology - 748 pages
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User Review  - John - Goodreads

My interest in this book is from the perspective of illustration and sculpture. Be fore warned; there is a lot more in this book than just from the fine arts community. There are a variety of fields ... Read full review

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User Review  - Frank - Goodreads

Book 1 is a lucid and well developed theory about the nature of creativity in the arts and science. Book 2 is a poorly conceived attempt to extend these ideas into biology and psychology. The analogy ... Read full review

Contents

From the Foreword to the First Edition by Professor
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Preface to the Second Danube Edition
23
n LAUGHTER AND EMOTION
51
Copyright

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About the author (1976)

Arthur Koestler was born on September 5, 1905 in Budapest, Hungary and studied at the University of Vienna. Koestler was a Middle East correspondent for several German newspapers, wrote for the Manchester Guardian, the London Times and the New York Herald Tribune. Koestler wrote Darkness at Noon, which centers on the destructiveness of politics, The Act of Creation, a book about creativity, and The Ghost in the Machine, which bravely attacks behaviorism. Arthur Koestler died in London on March 3, 1983.

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